Walk the Line: Giving Kids Playing Time VS Results

Getting the kids up to the major league level is arguably the most exciting and painful part of any rebuild, both at the same time. A rebuilding team needs to see the kids play, but playing a ton of kids is also rarely going to lead to good things for the overall club.

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

6-14-2022 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) With the Major League Club in the midst of a seven-game skid, the spotlight-which began to shine brightly the moment Ben Cherington traded Starling Marte for prospects Liover Peguero and Brennan Malone-is now being used as a search light by fans; to find the player(s) inContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

Oneil Cruz is Still a Prospect

Open your mind, and lets move forward together as fans of this club and allow ourselves to follow a prospect without worrying about who was right or who was wrong. What was moral and what wasn’t. Let’s just watch this supremely talented kid come up here and play baseball.

Five Pirates Thoughts at Five

Ugly moments like that, yup, gonna happen. There will be nice moments too, and while those tend to be easier to forget when the overall picture is gross, I still tend to enjoy them, as I’m sure most of you do.

Growing Pains & Reality Checks; Before the Pirates Add Another Top Prospect

The Pirates who just experienced the highs that youth can provide in sweeping the Dodgers out in LA, are now experiencing the other side of that coin as they face the Braves in Atlanta.